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 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

 

 
Congratulations to all new members of Eleanor Roosevelt's National Honor Society 2012-2013:

Jessica Ma
Annie Chang
Kwan Leung
Carmen Wong
Rinal Chang
Jimmy Lin
Alex Wang
Minal Davis
Dristine Lin
Jeffery Ezenma
LaNiesha-Jopre Irvin
Stanley Phu
Nesma Nuru
Casandra Lopez
 
NHS The purpose of this organization is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of secondary schools.Membership is based upon a student’s outstanding performance in the areas of:Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.






Officers


                                                                            NHS Officers       
Mina Davis-Vice President
Alex Wang-President
Casandra Lopez-Secretary
Jessica Ma-Treasurer
Valerie James-Historian
                                                                         Mr. Flores-Advisor

Membership Requirements
 
To be eligible for membership, the candidate must be a member of the sophomore, junior, and senior classes.  Candidates must have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one (1) semester.
Scholarship: 
  • Candidate must have a minimum unweighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 if enrolled in at least one (1) Honors or Advanced Placement course.

 

OR

 

  • Candidate must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 if not enrolled in any Honors or Advanced Placement courses.

 

AND

 

  • Candidate must be on the A-G track by the start of their 12th grade year.

12th grade applicants:  Must be on the A-G track

11th grade applicants:  If not on the A-G track during time of application, candidate will have 2 semesters to get on track or membership will be dismissed

10th grade applicants:  If not on the A-G track during time of application, candidate will have 4 semesters to get on track or membership will be dismissed

 

            A current official transcript must be attached to the application.

 

 Service:

  • Candidate must complete 40 hours of community service within the year.  No more than 15 of those hours can be earned from another club or organization.

 

AND

 

  • Candidate will complete one (1) service project per year.  These projects shall have the following characteristics:
      • Fulfill a need within the school or community
      • Have the support of the administration and faculty
      • Be appropriate and educationally defensible
      • Be well planned, organized, and executed
      • Be completed by the end of each membership year

 

Leadership:

  • Candidate must hold or have held an officer position in a club, organization, or employment.  Such positions may include, but are not limited to, team captain, club officers, class officers, a supervisory position at a job, or leader of a band section.

 

Character:

  • Candidate must meet all the requirements (receive all high marks) on the CHARACTER, LEADERSHIP, AND SERVICE EVALUATION FORM

 

AND

 

  • Candidate may not have any negative citizenship marks (Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory) in final semester grades for two (2) semesters in a row.

 

Essay:

In a 500-word essay (typed, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-pt. size font, Times New Roman font), the candidate is to explain how they exemplify scholarship, service, leadership, and character.  See application packet.
 
Deadline for turning in completed application:  2014-2015 school  year is September 19th in B-111
To download application and required materials, pleace click on the following link:  Please note, membership in now $30 changes to this on the application will be made ASAP.

 NHS Application

Any questions? Please do not hesitate to talk to Mrs. Lu in the B building upstairs in the Administration office.
Last Modified on September 4, 2014